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Ficus Fiddle Leaf Fig

Regular price $69.00
Sale price $69.00

Plant Description:

Elevate your indoor space with the captivating Fiddle-Leaf Fig (Ficus lyrata), a popular broadleaf evergreen known for its large, glossy, violin-shaped leaves that grow upright on a sleek trunk. Native to tropical western Africa, this striking plant is often chosen as a focal point, reaching heights of around 10 feet indoors, with a potential outdoor height of 50 feet. Perfect for floor-standing containers, the fiddle-leaf fig adds a touch of elegance to any room, but it's important to note that it is toxic to cats and dogs

Care Tips for a Happy Ficus Fiddle Leaf Fig:

  • Light: Requires bright, filtered light; avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
  • Soil: Use a quality indoor plant potting mix with good drainage.
  • Water: Keep soil moderately moist during the growing season; adjust watering in winter.
  • Temperature: Thrives in a room with temperatures between 60°F and 85°F; protect from drafts.
  • Fertilizer: Apply high-nitrogen plant food during the growing season, following label instructions.

Plant Well-Being Signs:

  • Bleached Leaves: Prune affected leaves and relocate to avoid excessive sunlight.
  • Brown Spots on Leaves: Check for root rot; repot if necessary, and monitor water levels.
  • Yellowing Leaves: May indicate a bacterial issue; remove affected leaves and repot if necessary.
  • Dropping Leaves: Adjust watering to prevent overwatering or underwatering; protect from extreme temperature changes.

Pet Friendliness:

Considered toxic to cats and dogs; caution advised. Keep out of reach of animals.

Common Pests and Problems:

  • Pests: Prone to spider mites, scale insects, and bacterial or fungal diseases; treat promptly.
  • Diseases: Monitor for leaf distress, spots, or dark patches; ensure proper air circulation.

FAQs:

Are fiddle-leaf figs easy to care for?

Fiddle-leaf figs can be finicky but thrive with proper conditions: warmth, humidity, bright, indirect light, and careful watering to avoid overwatering.

How fast does the fiddle-leaf fig grow?

This houseplant can grow up to 2 feet per year, reaching a height of 6 to 10 feet.

Will a fiddle-leaf fig grow fruit?

An indoor fiddle-leaf fig houseplant typically does not produce fruit.

Shipping & Handling Options

Free Pickup:

  • Lakewood Plant Company HQ: 15612 Detroit Ave, Lakewood, OH 44107
  • Select "Free Pickup" at checkout.
  • Receive a notification for plant pickup at our Lakewood shop.

Local Delivery:

  • Fixed price delivery for Zones 1-4 in Greater Cleveland.
  • Choose your zone during checkout.
  • Prompt and secure delivery to your specified address.

Nationwide Shipping:

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Important Notes:

  • Orders processed within 3-5 business days.
  • Delivery times vary by method and location.
  • Contact orders@lakewoodplantcompany.com for shipping inquiries.

14 Day Plant Guarantee

At Lakewood Plant Company in Lakewood, Ohio, we stand behind the quality of our plants with a guarantee that ensures your satisfaction. Our commitment is to deliver plants that are not only beautiful but also thriving and healthy. If, for any reason, your plants do not arrive in a happy and healthy condition, we guarantee a free replacement.

To take advantage of our guarantee, simply contact us within 14 days of receiving your order and provide a photo of the plants in question. Our dedicated team is here to make sure you have a positive and successful gardening experience.

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